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  • AA 4 Star Guest House
  • Member of Cumbria Tourism
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Guest House with 10 rooms £62-£168 prpnb

Dorchester House

Dorchester House

Dorchester House

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Dorchester House sometimes limits bookings to 3 or more days.

Dorchester House has availability from 1 May 2020.

To book for more than a year in advance, please contact the property directly.

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Children are accepted from 6 years.

Due to Covid-19, online bookings cannot be made before 1 May 2020. This date will be revised in line with Government announcements.

Double En-Suite
(double room sleeps 2)
£196.00
Reserve
Family En-Suite
(family room sleeps 3)

Large Family
(family room sleeps 4)
£336.00
Reserve
Single En-Suite
(single room sleeps 1)

Soft sage room with a generously sized single bed perfect for guests travelling on their own or as part of a larger group. This room has a small wardrobe/desk and comfortable seating space. Coffee/Tea making facilities, en-suite shower room with heated towel rail, hairdryer and Keswick Soap & Co toiletries.

Single En-Suite sometimes limits bookings to 3 or more days.

Facilities: En suite room, Non-smoking room, Private facilities, Shower en suite

Room availability from Friday 1 May 2020
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Twin En-Suite
(twin room sleeps 2)
£196.00
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Availability last updated 6 Apr 2020 12:53

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Reviews

Group S W
United Kingdom
08 November 2019
Rated as 5 out of 5

“Excellent. Clean, cosy, breakfast delicious.”

Great location, hotel was really homely, clean and both owners are friendly, relaxed and so helpful. We really enjoyed our stay. Can't wait for next year's visit.


Reply from Dorchester House at 8 Nov 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us, it was lovely to meet you both and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. We will look forward to seeing you next year x

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Details

Dorchester House in the centre of Keswick provides high-quality bed and breakfast in this popular Lake District town. This guest house offers an impressive breakfast menu and has free Wi-Fi.

Dorchester House serves a vegetarian or full English breakfast, with Cumberland sausages, Lakeland bacon and free-range eggs. There is organic Little Salkeld porridge, yoghurt, jams and fruit salad, as well as cereals, toast and Fairtrade tea and coffee.

Each room has a flat-screen TV, radio alarm clock and tea and coffee facilities including biscuits and hot chocolate. All rooms have an en-suite shower, with luxury towels, hairdryer and Keswick Soap & Co toiletries.

10-minute walk from Derwent Water, the Theatre by the Lake offers regular cultural events. Keswick town centre attractions include the Moot Hall, Keswick Museum, Art Galleries and the Cumberland Pencil Museum, the town also hosts annual jazz and film festivals. There are a multitude of eateries, pubs, cafes and sandwich shops in the town centre, and traditional market on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Within a 15-20 minute drive, you will find the Honister Slate Mine and Whinlatter Forest Park





Facilities

  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
  • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
  • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
  • Television availableTelevision available
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
  • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
  • Coach parties welcomedCoach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups welcomedSingle sex groups welcomed
  • HairdryerHairdryer
  • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking

Children welcome from age 6.

Contact

17 Southey Street,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4EG

Address

17 Southey Street,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 4EG

Directions

Plan route to Dorchester House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 268233  Lat: 54.59954 Long: -3.13455

Directions to Dorchester House

Starting Point: Junction 40 on M6 (Penrith) also intersection with A66.
1. Follow the A66 (westbound) towards Keswick and Workington.
2. After approximately 18 miles take the slip road which is signposted Keswick and Windermere (A591).
3. At the end of the slip road bear left and follow the road for approximately 600 yards until you arrive at a T-junction.
4. At the T-junction turn right towards Keswick town centre.
5. Follow the road into Keswick, passing a pub called Twa Dogs on your left-hand side.
6. As the road bears to the right, turn left just before the pelican traffic lights and then immediately left again onto Southey Street.
7. After approximately 200 yards Dorchester House is on the left-hand side on the corner of Helvellyn Street


Reaching Dorchester House by Public Transport

If you are travelling to Dorchester House by public transport, the ideal railway station to travel into is Penrith.
The bus for Keswick leaves from outside the Railway station which is either the X4 or X5 service. After disembarking at Keswick Bus Station (Booths Supermarket) head towards the town centre. Head up Main Street and through the market square until you reach Station Street. Turn left and follow the road until you reach the main junction.
Turn right into Southey Street and Dorchester House is located after approximately 200 yards on your left-hand side at the junction with Helvellyn Street.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Bedrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesWCs with handrails available

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